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If you’re passionate about publishing and think that you share our enthusiasm, DJ Murphy could be the company you’re looking for. Whether you are just starting out, or you are an established professional, get in touch – we may have just the opportunity you’re looking for. We’d also love to hear from you if you have an idea for a great new magazine.

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Current vacancies

Updated 19 October 2017

Part-Time Production Controller Vacancy

We are looking for someone to oversee the production across our portfolio of leading consumer magazines. The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of InDesign and Adobe Photoshop. An excellent telephone manner, attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines are all essential qualities. A flair for design and copy writing would be an advantage.

Day to day duties involve calling in advertising copy to ensure it is submitted to schedule; designing, editing and proofing adverts to a brief; liaising with advertisers, our repro house and printers; getting print quotes plus an overall responsibility for making sure press deadlines are met.

There can be some flexibility on hours around our press deadlines but this role will be 20 hours per week

The Production role will provide full production support across all areas of the business, including marketing, online and design, and will therefore require interaction and cooperation with all departments and personnel within the company.

Please send your cv to

Deputy Editor

Are you passionate about children’s publishing? Are you experienced in magazine editorial? Are you highly organised and brimming with ideas for exciting and engaging content for children?

DJ Murphy Publishers has a vacancy for someone to join our small, friendly, highly-motivated team. You’ll work with the Editor across the whole portfolio of children’s titles writing features and initiating content, subbing, managing approvals, and ensuring the process runs smoothly from conception through to press.

The right candidate will have experience within magazine editorial, preferable within the children’s sector, and a passion for children’s publishing. You must be proficient in InDesign (Photoshop and Illustrator would be an advantage, but not a requirement), have perfect command of the English language, be flexible, and able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

This is a full-time, permanent, position based at our offices in Grayshott, Surrey. Candidates must have a full driving licence.

Send your CV and cover letter, telling us why you’re right for the role, to

Looking for experience?

We welcome work experience placements for students with a real interest in publishing and the subject matter. Work experience should be mutually beneficial – students who are placed with us get loads out of their time here and we really appreciate the extra help. Apply as far in advance as you can and let us know why you should be a successful candidate.